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ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
Chicago

Bollywood in Chicago: Ameya Performing Arts

Ameya Performing Arts celebrates Indian culture and the spirit of working women through blending classical and modern dance styles. [ more ]
#emotional-abuse
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Writing

People Who Went No-Contact With Their Parents Are Revealing The "Final Straw" Moment That Led To It

Setting boundaries and going no-contact with toxic parents is sometimes necessary for self-preservation. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Writing

Dear Abby: He got so mad about the Google Maps issue. Should I have said something?

Helping a loved one recognize and address emotional abuse is challenging but can be done with patience and support. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Writing

People Who Went No-Contact With Their Parents Are Revealing The "Final Straw" Moment That Led To It

Setting boundaries and going no-contact with toxic parents is sometimes necessary for self-preservation. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Writing

Dear Abby: He got so mad about the Google Maps issue. Should I have said something?

Helping a loved one recognize and address emotional abuse is challenging but can be done with patience and support. [ more ]
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#mental-health
Tampa Bay Times
1 month ago
Mental health

Dear Penny: My daughter is depressed and not working. How can I help her?

Supporting a loved one with mental illness requires listening, empathy, and respecting their decisions. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 months ago
Parenting

How Parents Can Heal Rifts with Their Adult Children

The relationship between a parent and an adult child happens with the latter's mental health as the focal point, requiring reflection and growth from parents. [ more ]
Tampa Bay Times
1 month ago
Mental health

Dear Penny: My daughter is depressed and not working. How can I help her?

Supporting a loved one with mental illness requires listening, empathy, and respecting their decisions. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 months ago
Parenting

How Parents Can Heal Rifts with Their Adult Children

The relationship between a parent and an adult child happens with the latter's mental health as the focal point, requiring reflection and growth from parents. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

River East, River West by Aube Rey Lescure review all change in China

Exploration of change, class mobility, and capitalism through dual timelines in Shanghai and Qingdao, focusing on Alva and Lu Fang's perspectives. [ more ]
#relationships
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Writing

People Are Sharing The WTF Moment They Had When First Meeting A Significant Other's Family

Meeting the family can reveal unexpected red flags about a partner. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Books

Dear Abby: My children are being pressured to accept this woman as a sister

Family dynamics can be complicated when dealing with half-siblings from past relationships, but it's important to acknowledge and include them.
Parental neglect and its consequences can have long-lasting effects on children, impacting their relationships and self-sufficiency. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Dear Abby: Nobody will tell her the truth about the gifts

Confront politely about unwanted gifts to avoid resentment and discomfort. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Dear Abby: He played me, but I think I'm in love

Chalk up the painful experience as a lesson learned and focus on forming healthier relationships with people more in line with your interests and age group. [ more ]
Vulture
2 months ago
Books

15 Comedians Who Dare to Imitate Their Mothers

Comedians often use impersonations of their mothers in their acts to connect with audiences on relatable family dynamics. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 months ago
Health

Dysfunctional Family: How To Break The Cycle Of A Dysfunctional Family

Movies like Goodnight Mommy, Hereditary, Little Miss Sunshine convey messages on familial bonds and dysfunctional families. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Writing

People Are Sharing The WTF Moment They Had When First Meeting A Significant Other's Family

Meeting the family can reveal unexpected red flags about a partner. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Books

Dear Abby: My children are being pressured to accept this woman as a sister

Family dynamics can be complicated when dealing with half-siblings from past relationships, but it's important to acknowledge and include them.
Parental neglect and its consequences can have long-lasting effects on children, impacting their relationships and self-sufficiency. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Dear Abby: Nobody will tell her the truth about the gifts

Confront politely about unwanted gifts to avoid resentment and discomfort. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Dear Abby: He played me, but I think I'm in love

Chalk up the painful experience as a lesson learned and focus on forming healthier relationships with people more in line with your interests and age group. [ more ]
Vulture
2 months ago
Books

15 Comedians Who Dare to Imitate Their Mothers

Comedians often use impersonations of their mothers in their acts to connect with audiences on relatable family dynamics. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 months ago
Health

Dysfunctional Family: How To Break The Cycle Of A Dysfunctional Family

Movies like Goodnight Mommy, Hereditary, Little Miss Sunshine convey messages on familial bonds and dysfunctional families. [ more ]
morerelationships
#friendship
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Books

Ask Amy: I think my neighbor is in trouble, and I don't know who to tell

Intervention is necessary when a friend is being taken advantage of by family members, contact Adult Protective Services for help. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

Ask Amy: Can I go after the widow for what was stolen from me?

One must confront ethical issues directly rather than involve innocent parties later in pursuit of justice. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Books

Ask Amy: I think my neighbor is in trouble, and I don't know who to tell

Intervention is necessary when a friend is being taken advantage of by family members, contact Adult Protective Services for help. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

Ask Amy: Can I go after the widow for what was stolen from me?

One must confront ethical issues directly rather than involve innocent parties later in pursuit of justice. [ more ]
morefriendship
#parenting
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Parenting

Kids Are Sharing What They Learned About Their Parents After They Divorced

The impact of a parent's infidelity on a family can be profound and long-lasting, affecting relationships and dynamics for years to come. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Writing

Dear Abby: The neighbor dad kisses my kids, and I want him to stop

Asserting boundaries with neighbors is crucial for parental comfort and child safety. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Parenting

Yes, Golden Child Syndrome Is An Actual Thing. Here's What Moms Should Know.

Golden child syndrome can have long-lasting adverse effects on both the favored child and their siblings. [ more ]
The Atlantic
2 months ago
Parenting

Do Children Really Need Their Own Bedroom?

Many parents prioritize giving children their own rooms even though it's not a universal necessity. [ more ]
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Writing

I loved parenting a teen. But now he's moving out and I'm absolutely crushed

Letting go of sentimental attachments and supporting teens in decluttering is essential for both parties. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Books

I Told My Teenage Niece She Could Live With Us. Then I Found Out I'm Pregnant.

Offering a temporary home to a relative can be a kind gesture, but it's essential to consider the potential challenges and adjustments, especially with an impending addition to the household. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Parenting

Kids Are Sharing What They Learned About Their Parents After They Divorced

The impact of a parent's infidelity on a family can be profound and long-lasting, affecting relationships and dynamics for years to come. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Writing

Dear Abby: The neighbor dad kisses my kids, and I want him to stop

Asserting boundaries with neighbors is crucial for parental comfort and child safety. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Parenting

Yes, Golden Child Syndrome Is An Actual Thing. Here's What Moms Should Know.

Golden child syndrome can have long-lasting adverse effects on both the favored child and their siblings. [ more ]
The Atlantic
2 months ago
Parenting

Do Children Really Need Their Own Bedroom?

Many parents prioritize giving children their own rooms even though it's not a universal necessity. [ more ]
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Writing

I loved parenting a teen. But now he's moving out and I'm absolutely crushed

Letting go of sentimental attachments and supporting teens in decluttering is essential for both parties. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Books

I Told My Teenage Niece She Could Live With Us. Then I Found Out I'm Pregnant.

Offering a temporary home to a relative can be a kind gesture, but it's essential to consider the potential challenges and adjustments, especially with an impending addition to the household. [ more ]
moreparenting
TODAY.com
1 month ago
AC Milan

See the dramatic reaction this only child had when she found out her mom was pregnant

Second-grader's dramatic reaction to pregnancy announcement on TikTok with over 15 million views. [ more ]
#vulnerability
The New Yorker
7 years ago
Humor

Tennessee Williams with Air-Conditioning

The dialogue captures complex family dynamics and personal struggles amidst a larger-than-life backdrop. [ more ]
Portland Monthly
2 months ago
Writing

Miranda July Talks 'All Fours' with Writer Chelsea Bieker

Miranda July intricately weaves vulnerability and intention into her work, creating a deep connection with readers. [ more ]
The New Yorker
7 years ago
Humor

Tennessee Williams with Air-Conditioning

The dialogue captures complex family dynamics and personal struggles amidst a larger-than-life backdrop. [ more ]
Portland Monthly
2 months ago
Writing

Miranda July Talks 'All Fours' with Writer Chelsea Bieker

Miranda July intricately weaves vulnerability and intention into her work, creating a deep connection with readers. [ more ]
morevulnerability
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
1 month ago
Business

How work and career became central to Americans' identity

Americans often derive their identity and sense of purpose from their work, with professional achievements validating their skills and worth. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Writing

Miss Manners: Is it really so horrible to have a guest sleep on used sheets?

Setting expectations for guests' involvement in changing beds can be appropriate based on familiarity and relationships. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
Arts

You think you know true crime podcasts? Wait till you hear Tonya's story.

Exploring the challenges of moving on without closure when a family member goes missing, and how a documentary podcast can break stereotypes of true crime storytelling. [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 month ago
Writing

Dear Therapist: I Just Discovered My 35-Year-Old Son

Discovering a long-lost son can bring up complex emotions and challenges even in long-standing marriages. [ more ]
#communication
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Writing

Dear Abby: I just want to sleep, and my boyfriend calls me unreasonable

Stand up for your need for quality sleep in a relationship, prioritize self-care, consider living separately if necessary. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Business

We Told My Stepdaughter She'd Have to Wait a Few Years Before We Can Pay for Her Dream Wedding. Her Reaction Floored Us.

Setting financial boundaries with family members, avoiding rewarding tantrums with money. [ more ]
www.esquire.com
2 months ago
Writing

Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show' Episode 8 Recap: Did Jerrod Get What He Wanted From the Series?

The final episode of Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show highlights the complexities of family dynamics and the importance of communication and understanding. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Writing

Help! I Stumbled on a Collage of My Family at My Mother-in-Law's House. It Accuses Me of Murder.

Family dynamics can be complicated and challenging, especially after a loss, requiring open communication and boundary setting. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Writing

Help! My Brother's Fiancee Asked Me Not to Come to the Wedding. I Plan to Retaliate.

It's important to communicate openly with family members, even if there is tension, to avoid misunderstandings and potential conflicts. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Ask Amy: I don't mind her investigation, but did she have to spill her findings like that?

A father unsure of how to react when his adopted daughter announces biological relatives on social media. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Writing

Dear Abby: I just want to sleep, and my boyfriend calls me unreasonable

Stand up for your need for quality sleep in a relationship, prioritize self-care, consider living separately if necessary. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Business

We Told My Stepdaughter She'd Have to Wait a Few Years Before We Can Pay for Her Dream Wedding. Her Reaction Floored Us.

Setting financial boundaries with family members, avoiding rewarding tantrums with money. [ more ]
www.esquire.com
2 months ago
Writing

Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show' Episode 8 Recap: Did Jerrod Get What He Wanted From the Series?

The final episode of Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show highlights the complexities of family dynamics and the importance of communication and understanding. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Writing

Help! I Stumbled on a Collage of My Family at My Mother-in-Law's House. It Accuses Me of Murder.

Family dynamics can be complicated and challenging, especially after a loss, requiring open communication and boundary setting. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Writing

Help! My Brother's Fiancee Asked Me Not to Come to the Wedding. I Plan to Retaliate.

It's important to communicate openly with family members, even if there is tension, to avoid misunderstandings and potential conflicts. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Ask Amy: I don't mind her investigation, but did she have to spill her findings like that?

A father unsure of how to react when his adopted daughter announces biological relatives on social media. [ more ]
morecommunication
McCovey Chronicles
1 month ago
San Francisco Giants

SF Giants Community: What are your favorite, random baseball rivalries?

Personal baseball rivalries can create exciting dynamics and memorable experiences among friends and family. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
Arts

What's it like to live in a vacation spot when tourists leave? 'Wait' offers a window

Family members experience contrasting homecomings, revealing economic disparity in Nantucket's less-known reality vs. the luxurious vacationland facade. [ more ]
TODAY.com
1 month ago
Marketing

EXCLUSIVE: Who is the viral 'Four Seasons Baby'? We spoke to her family

A toddler displaying awareness for luxury and travel plans surprises and delights social media users. [ more ]
Vulture
1 month ago
Writing

Franz Rogowski Explains Bird's 'Fantasy of a Naked Man Standing on a Skyscraper'

Andrea Arnold's film 'Bird' explores the story of a young girl coming of age amidst a complex family dynamic and a mysterious stranger's influence. [ more ]
The New Yorker
1 month ago
Writing

Thomas McGuane on Small-Town America

Families from the same background can diverge in life paths due to early experiences and perceptions. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Writing

Ask Amy: It would be wrong for me to keep all this money. My husband insists we need it.

Inheritance decisions can create family tension and financial conflicts. [ more ]
#character-development
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

Long Island by Colm Toibin review the sequel to Brooklyn is a masterclass in subtlety and intelligence

A successful sequel leverages existing character background, allowing for immediate action without scene-setting. [ more ]
Bustle
2 months ago
Books

Exclusive: Ruth Gemmell Reveals A Funny 'Bridgerton' BTS Moment That Made The Cut

Violet Bridgerton remains at the center of familial dynamics and romantic arcs in Bridgerton Season 3. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Books

'Long Island' renders bare the universality of longing

Sequels like 'Long Island' can match or surpass the original's impact by continuing beloved characters' stories in a compelling manner. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

Long Island by Colm Toibin review the sequel to Brooklyn is a masterclass in subtlety and intelligence

A successful sequel leverages existing character background, allowing for immediate action without scene-setting. [ more ]
Bustle
2 months ago
Books

Exclusive: Ruth Gemmell Reveals A Funny 'Bridgerton' BTS Moment That Made The Cut

Violet Bridgerton remains at the center of familial dynamics and romantic arcs in Bridgerton Season 3. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Books

'Long Island' renders bare the universality of longing

Sequels like 'Long Island' can match or surpass the original's impact by continuing beloved characters' stories in a compelling manner. [ more ]
morecharacter-development
The New Yorker
2 months ago
Writing

Jerrod Carmichael Finds the Outer Limits of Confessional Comedy

Jerrod Carmichael transitioned from traditional sitcoms to more personal and revealing content, exploring complex family dynamics and personal truths. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Books

Andrea Arnold's Bird Brings a Touch of Magic Realism to the Anxiety of Adolescence

Childhood experiences are diverse and unique, not monolithic as portrayed in media. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Cars

You be the judge: should my mum let me drive her new car after I dented her old one?

Parents may revoke driving privileges due to past mistakes, impacting convenience and freedom of young adults. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
2 months ago
Parenting

41 Toxic Boomer Parenting Trends People Are Promising Never To Put Their Own Kids Through

Toxic parenting habits may include negging and lack of emotional support, leading to emotional trauma and self-image issues for children. [ more ]
Kqed
2 months ago
Black Lives Matter

'Back to Black' Is a Thinly Drawn Picture of Amy Winehouse, Pulled From the Tabloids

Back to Black movie portrayal of Amy Winehouse's father as overly positive and lacking depth [ more ]
BuzzFeed
2 months ago
Writing

"For F*ck's Sake You Don't Need To Be Invited To Everything" - This Woman Excludes Her In-Laws From Serious Family Discussions, And Wow, People Have A Lot To Say

Families can have varying levels of closeness; not all relatives need to be privy to deeply personal moments. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Wild Diamond review French social-realist drama fuelled by TikTok energy

The film blends TikTok energy with old-school social realism, featuring a defiant lead character navigating aspirations and struggles in pursuit of influencer stardom. [ more ]
Electric Literature
2 months ago
Writing

8 Coming of Age Novels About Immigrants and First Generation Americans - Electric Literature

Being passionate about helping animals often leads to unexpected situations and challenges. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Ask Amy: It was a lovely wedding. And then we got the email from the bride.

Consider addressing dissatisfaction diplomatically by expressing surprise and seeking clarification. [ more ]
Bustle
2 months ago
Writing

'I Saw The TV Glow' Is Jane Schoenbrun's '90s Nightmare

I Saw the TV Glow captures '90s childhood nostalgia through a psychological horror lens, reflecting on suburban ennui and social issues. [ more ]
The Paris Review
2 months ago
New York City

Story Time - The Paris Review

The challenges of attending formal dinner parties when facing financial constraints. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Parenting

My Toxic Family Thinks I'm The Sh*t Stirrer

Self-imposed boundaries are crucial for maintaining healthy family dynamics and breaking toxic cycles. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Books

The Hypocrite by Jo Hamya review sharp generational shame game

Authors fear exposing parents to their work, as seen in Jo Hamya's book, The Hypocrite, where a daughter publicly criticizes her father's behavior in a play. [ more ]
#boundaries
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Writing

My Boyfriend Is Constantly Defending a Despicable Man. I Can't Take It Anymore.

Navigating complex relationships with partners' friends requires empathy and boundaries. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Books

My mother-in-law pushes to spend more time with our baby. How can I keep her at arm's length? | Leading questions

Feeling emotionally manipulated by mother-in-law post-childbirth, struggling with setting boundaries and maintaining a relationship for daughter's sake. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Writing

My Boyfriend Is Constantly Defending a Despicable Man. I Can't Take It Anymore.

Navigating complex relationships with partners' friends requires empathy and boundaries. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Books

My mother-in-law pushes to spend more time with our baby. How can I keep her at arm's length? | Leading questions

Feeling emotionally manipulated by mother-in-law post-childbirth, struggling with setting boundaries and maintaining a relationship for daughter's sake. [ more ]
moreboundaries
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Books

I don't want to cancel him': Rose Boyt on confronting the gaze of her father, Lucian Freud

The memoir 'Naked Portrait' by Rose Boyt delves into her experience sitting for her father, Lucian Freud, for three paintings and reflects on her journey towards independence. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
Black Lives Matter

David Duke's godchild comes out as transgender in new memoir about leaving white nationalism

R. Derek Black, once a white nationalist figure, reveals being transgender in memoir shedding light on personal transformation and advocate for trans rights. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Writing

Help! My Husband's Family Is Purposefully Poisoning Him.

Sometimes it's best to stay out of dysfunctional family dynamics to avoid unnecessary stress and blame. [ more ]
YourTango
2 months ago
Writing

Mom's Husband Offers 'No Assistance' For Childcare Costs - Says She Should Work From Home To Take Care Of The Kids

Reliable and affordable childcare in the U.S. is a significant challenge, exacerbated by spouses who don't contribute equally. [ more ]
#royal-family
New York Post
2 months ago
London

King Charles and Prince Harry were less than 3 miles apart in London - but the pair still didn't meet

Despite being close in proximity, King Charles and Prince Harry did not reconcile during Harry's visit to London. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
2 months ago
UK news

Princess Diana's Family Showed Up In Support Of Prince Harry At A U.K. Service

Prince Harry unable to meet his father during UK visit due to busy schedule. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
London

King Charles and Prince Harry were less than 3 miles apart in London - but the pair still didn't meet

Despite being close in proximity, King Charles and Prince Harry did not reconcile during Harry's visit to London. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
2 months ago
UK news

Princess Diana's Family Showed Up In Support Of Prince Harry At A U.K. Service

Prince Harry unable to meet his father during UK visit due to busy schedule. [ more ]
moreroyal-family
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Dear Abby: My wife just wants to be a loving grandma. The kids' mom won't let her.

Daughter may fear competition with her children's love for Grandma. [ more ]
Vulture
2 months ago
Books

Palm Royale Finale Recap: Is That All There Is?

Norma schemes to protect her fortune by proposing marriage to Robert for inheritance. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Writing

How I Learned to Love My Granddaughter Without Fear

Unexpected joy of becoming a grandmother after assuming it wouldn't happen. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Writing

The Plucky Irish Heroine of Brooklyn' Is Back and in Crisis

Eilis Lacey continues her journey from Brooklyn to Long Island in Colm Toibin's novel, navigating personal choices in a changing world. [ more ]
#resilience
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Mambar Pierrette review subtle and big-hearted parable of women's resilience in Cameroon

The need to keep moving forward in daily life with stoicism and resilience is depicted through the character of Pierrette in Rosine Mbakam's debut feature. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Writing

Kathryn Ma in Conversation with Natalie Baszile (SF Main Library)

The Chinese Groove explores Shelley's journey from China to San Francisco, navigating familial discord and cultural adaptation while relying on the "Chinese groove." [ more ]
Scary Mommy
3 months ago
Parenting

A Dad Has A Sweet Message For His Adults Kids: You Can Always Come Home

Parents have differing views on adult children returning home, some see it positively for family bonding while others stress about costs and conflicts. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Mambar Pierrette review subtle and big-hearted parable of women's resilience in Cameroon

The need to keep moving forward in daily life with stoicism and resilience is depicted through the character of Pierrette in Rosine Mbakam's debut feature. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
Writing

Kathryn Ma in Conversation with Natalie Baszile (SF Main Library)

The Chinese Groove explores Shelley's journey from China to San Francisco, navigating familial discord and cultural adaptation while relying on the "Chinese groove." [ more ]
Scary Mommy
3 months ago
Parenting

A Dad Has A Sweet Message For His Adults Kids: You Can Always Come Home

Parents have differing views on adult children returning home, some see it positively for family bonding while others stress about costs and conflicts. [ more ]
moreresilience
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Tim Dowling: my dad thinks I'm the smartest of his kids, but then he is 102

Traditions evolve as adult children revisit family, highlighting the enduring role of parents despite changing dynamics. [ more ]
Boston Condos For Sale Ford Realty
2 months ago
Boston food

Suburban Homeowner This Was A Bad Idea Boston Condos For Sale Ford Realty

Setting up a Bed and Breakfast may not always make life easier as initially expected. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Ask Amy: My son's fiance blamed the moon for his malicious decision

Consider expressing happiness for loved ones, even if not physically present for significant events. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Dear Abby: I've been advised to stay in the house with my violent wife

Seek legal advice when facing a toxic relationship and prioritize safety first. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Brotherless Night by VV Ganeshananthan review heartbreak in war-torn Sri Lanka

The novel Brotherless Night explores the complexities of loyalty and family dynamics in the backdrop of the Sri Lankan civil war. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Writing

Dear Abby: After I caught her in the act, my wife unleashed all this drama

Continuous lies and betrayal in a relationship can lead to irreparable damage and emotional turmoil. [ more ]
Vulture
2 months ago
Writing

Caitlin Cronenberg on That Time She Showed Ryan Gosling Her Buttcrack Piercing

Caitlin Cronenberg transitions from photography to filmmaking with a genre-blending thriller. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Writing

When My Mom Got Sick, This TV Show Kept Us Going

Family dynamics can shift during adversity, impacting individual outlooks and behaviors. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
2 months ago
Canada news

Canada's divorce rate is the lowest in 50 years, but fewer people are getting married at all | CBC News

Divorce rates have been declining since the early 1990s and are currently the lowest in 50 years. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

Harriette Cole: I'm running out of money because of someone else's kid

Being honest about financial struggles and expressing concerns over relatives' spending can lead to better understanding and possible solutions. [ more ]
#motherhood
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Writing

When Your Mom Is Famous for Hating Motherhood

Writing about one's children is complex and impacts one's sense of privacy and shame, reflecting an intriguing connection between personal and professional life. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

The big picture: Lydia Goldblatt's reflection on family and absence

A visual and written narrative by Lydia Goldblatt, Fugue weaves themes of motherhood, loss, and intimacy, capturing moments of family life amidst emotional exploration. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Writing

When Your Mom Is Famous for Hating Motherhood

Writing about one's children is complex and impacts one's sense of privacy and shame, reflecting an intriguing connection between personal and professional life. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

The big picture: Lydia Goldblatt's reflection on family and absence

A visual and written narrative by Lydia Goldblatt, Fugue weaves themes of motherhood, loss, and intimacy, capturing moments of family life amidst emotional exploration. [ more ]
moremotherhood
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Have open marriages gone mainstream?

Exploring non-monogamous relationships and open marriages can spark introspective conversations and bring unexpected revelations in conventional families. [ more ]
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Writing

Little girl has 'scientific proof' she loves her mom more

Children's perspective can offer unique insights, even in complex topics like love and relationships. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

My brother bullied me, which has had a lifelong impact. Can I build bridges with him now?

Sibling bullying can have profound effects on individuals throughout their lives, and seeking therapy to overcome the trauma may be necessary. [ more ]
IndieWire
2 months ago
Film

The Best Father and Son Films: 'The Tree of Life,' 'The Lion King,' and More

Films often focus on father/son dynamics due to patriarchal influence, missing opportunities for mother/daughter narratives.
Father/son relationships in movies address masculinity, legacies, emotional repression, and societal expectations, revealing deeper insights and emotional resonance.
Family bonds extend beyond biology, showcasing non-traditional connections that resonate emotionally and cinematically. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Music

The Problem With Taylor Swift's New Album

Taylor Swift explores rebellion, family dynamics, and fan relationships in her album 'The Tortured Poets Department'. [ more ]
#thriller
Kqed
3 months ago
Books

5 New Mysteries and Thrillers for Your Nightstand This Spring

Books covering murder, cryptography, and missing-person cases.
First-person narration and mysterious family dynamics in the novels create intriguing storylines. [ more ]
Kqed
3 months ago
Books

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